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Technical Product Development Manager
Location:
Dickson , Tennessee
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
5762

Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.

Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.

Manage the processes of developing and transferring technical and glaze products for Dal-Tile's new plant in Dickson, Tennessee.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Prepare or collect all documents and materials needed for products and technologies transfers

+ Develop and transfer from sister company technical products

+ Evaluate the proper raw material for the designed products

+ Evaluate the proper equipment to achieve a given design

+ Overview transfers of products

+ Support product development activities as required

+ Travel to manufacturing facilities (Dal-Tile’s or vendors’)

+ Work with manufacturing personnel to transfer the products and technologies

+ Troubleshoot production problems

+ Coordinate with Technical team for transfer of technologies and/or raw material/glazes

+ Continuous communication with the producer and gives technical support when needed

+ Keep accurate documentation of all transfers activities

+ Exercise high detail orientation and initiative

+ Handle multiple tasks and troubleshooting equipment and process

+ Utilize good communication skills and work in multi-cultural environment, including with foreign vendors

+ Perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience:

Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Chemistry, Ceramic or Chemical Engineering or Material Science and 3 years of ceramic tile manufacturing and/or design experience. Experience must include 3 years in each of the following: ceramic tile manufacturing processes; digital imaging skills (Photoshop and other graphic software); and computer skills, including MS Excel and MS Word. Experience may be gained concurrently. 25% domestic and international travel required, including to company plants in Monterrey, NL Mexico and Salamanca, Guanajuato Mexico.

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Company Match on 401k

Employee Purchase Discount

Tuition Reimbursement

Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!

Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant (EEO/AA M/F/D/V).


A little about us:

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is the world's largest flooring company, with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We have a military to civilian job translator on our veteran career page. Check it out.

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